Larry and Dana Hayes of Kansas City are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Connor Hayes, to Ryan Elbert, son of Donald and Christine Elbert of Washington.

“I wish to live . . . and for my tomato plants to do good next year!” 91-year-old Delmar joked, as he blew out the candles on his cake.

Kyle and Briana (Rombach) Kerschen announce the birth of a daughter, Immaculee Sophia Kerschen. Born Jan. 25, 2019, at Freeman Hospital, Joplin, she weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces.

Bob and Chris Dzurick, Washington, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, with a party for family and friends at the V.F.W. Post 2661 in Washington, where their wedding reception was held.

Mike and Toni Phelps, Union, announce the engagement of their son, Cody Phelps, to Taylor Wilson, daughter of Keith and Leisa Wilson, Lake Saint Louis.

Randy and Christy Feldmann, Washington, are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elin Feldmann, Washington, to John Schmidt, St. Louis, son of Eric and Diane Schmidt, Valencia, Calif.

Kyle R. and Kelly A. Haberberger, Union, announce the birth of a daughter, Jade Angela Haberberger. Born Dec. 27, 2018, at St. Clare Hospital, Fenton, she weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 3/4 inches long.

The engagement of Katie Werges and Travis Pour is being announced by the couple’s parents, Steve and Diane Werges of Washington and Mike and Judy Pour of Red Bud, Ill.

Mr. and Mrs. James Yenzer, Washington, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Yenzer, Washington, to Kyle Deppermann, New Haven, son of the late Marlin and late Donna Deppermann, formerly of New Haven.

George and Kelly Dohm, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Molly Christine Dohm, Poplar Bluff, to Austin Daniel Beers, Washington, son of Curt and Tammy Beers, Washington.

Lawrence and Agnes (Vondera) Lindemann, Villa Ridge, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary this month. Mr. Lindemann and the former Miss Vondera were united in marriage Jan. 8, 1949, at St. Mary of Perpetual Help Church in Villa Ridge.

Nannette (Bebermeyer) and Josh Bell, St. Louis, announce the birth of twins, a daughter named Delphine Nannette Bell and a son named Alexander Kenneth Bell. Born Dec. 20, 2018, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Delphine weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and Alexander weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces.

Jillian Thornton (Parmentier) and Samuel Thornton, Union, announce the birth of a daughter, Elise Margaret Thornton. Born Dec. 11, 2018, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, she weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces.

Randy and Lisa Jokerst, Union, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Jokerst, Washington, to Cody Beck, Washington, son of Julie and Tom Beck.

Mike and Nikki (Hillermann) Obermark, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Zekiel David Obermark. Born Jan. 4, 2019, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces.

Mark and Nancy Nagel, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lydia Grace Nagel, Washington, to Casey Rodger Holm, Washington.

Jacob and Amanda Scheer, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Hudson Michael Scheer. Born Dec. 26, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces.

Nicholas and Ellie Huesgen, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Aredyn Bodhi Finnegan Huesgen. Born Dec. 17, 2018, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, he weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19.7 inches long.

Abigail Golden, Sullivan, announces the birth of a firstborn son, Samuel Lynn Golden. Born Dec. 5, 2018, at 6:51 a.m. at Mercy Hospital Jefferson, he weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long.

Clarice and Larry Loehr, Villa Ridge, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sandy Loehr, to Patrick Frazier, son of the late Lewis and Kathleen Frazier.

Randall and Angela Gust, New Melle, announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Marie Gust, New Melle, to Daniel Emmet Kelley, Augusta, son of Deborah and the late Bradley Kelley, Augusta.

Maria Clare Struttmann and Kyle Douglas Riegel, both of Washington, were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Washington. Mass was celebrated by Father Jim Theby and the sacrament of marriage was celebrated by Deacon Patrick Russell.

Tracy and Dorothy Brown of Gerald will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary this month.

Andrea Lindner and Wyatt Swartz were united in marriage Aug. 3, 2018, at Ascension Little Church, Chesterfield. Father Michael Lampe officiated at the 6:30 p.m. double-ring ceremony.

Flip and Diane Meyer celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at their farm with a gathering hosted by their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Todd and Olivia Reiker, Union, announce the birth of their firstborn daughter, Maisy Lynn Reiker. Born Nov. 18, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Evan and Alisha (Hanneken) Roettering, Washington, announce the birth of their daughter, Aubrey Rose Roettering. Born Oct. 28, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Nathan and Brenda (Alfermann) Rues, Fishers, Ind., proudly announce the arrival of their daughter, Brielle Marie. Born Oct. 22, 2018, at IU Health North, Carmel, Ind., she weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 3/4 inches long.

Kevin and Kaylin (Meyer) Bade, Leslie, announce the birth of their daughter, Lydia Eliza Leigh Bade. Born Oct. 9, 2018, at 10:58 p.m. at St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, she weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 3/4 inches long.

Zachary and Laura (Roettering) Campbell, Russellville, announce the birth of a son, Austin Joseph Campbell. Born Oct. 12, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City he weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces.

Bruce and Marvis Templer, Beaufort, wish to invite friends from the community to join in celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at an open house reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at Zion United Church of Christ, 115 S. Washington St., Union.

Jason and Erin (Phelan) Webery, Farmington, announce the birth of their daughter, Morgan Claire Webery. Born Nov. 1, 2018, at 1:28 p.m. at St. Clare Health Center, Fenton, she weighed 7 pounds and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Heather Carey and Kurt Vollmer were united in marriage June 28, 2018, in Estes Park, Colo. Adam Johnson officiated at the noon double-ring ceremony.

Thomas E. and Sharon Joy (Olsen) Fenner celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, after services at the Presbyterian Church of Washington.

Michael and Barbara Piontek, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Piontek, to Robert Struckhoff, son of Kenneth and Sally Struckhoff, Washington.

Jimmy Dale and Connie Rinne celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at the St. John’s Lutheran Church Auditorium. Their children hosted a wonderful afternoon of celebration and memories with family and friends.

Randy and Lisa Jokerst, Union, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Trisha Jokerst, Union, to Tim Tayon, Union, son of Cara Collins, Wright City, and Tim and Karen Tayon, Granite City, Ill.

Bob and Norma Dean Hoemann, Union, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Oct. 7, 2018, at St. Clair Nursing Center, St. Clair. About 50 friends and family members attended the celebration which was hosted by their daughters. Many others sent cards and best wishes.

Adam and Jamie Knight, Villa Ridge, announce the birth of a son, Will Jerome Knight. Born Oct. 22, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Bryan and Kristin Seitter, New Haven, announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Corinne Seitter, DPT, New Haven, to Bradley Wayne Ridings, Maryland Heights, son of Terry and Tammy Ridings.

Clark and Lorna Edwards will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at their home in Eldon.

Steven and Wendii Jobe, St. Clair, announce the birth of their son, Henry Edward Jobe. Born Oct. 13, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, he weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Dan and Jodi (Ballmann) Sheets, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Emily Grace Sheets. Born Sept. 28, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces.

Michael and Kathy Feth celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Sept. 22, 2018, with a special 5 p.m. Mass and blessings by the Rev. Donald Henke at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Neier, followed by a family dinner celebration.

Matthew and Tracy Bacott, Union, announce the birth of a daughter, Emmalina Marie Bacott. Born Oct. 15, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Anne Pollock (Freeman) and Todd Pollock, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Lucy Margot Pollock. Born Sept. 24, 2018, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, she weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces.

Dan and Marybelle (Drewel) Buescher recently enjoyed celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary at her century-old five-generation farm east of Labadie. Mr. Buescher and the former Miss Drewel were united in marriage July 13, 1958.

Bernie and Eileen Hillerman, Washington, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, with a family dinner. Mr. Hillerman and the former Miss Schlitt were united in marriage Oct. 11, 1958, at St. Gertrude Church, Krakow. The Rev. Edwin Fallert officiated at the ceremony.

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